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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA8268N
hi all, this legend is giving us fits. it has a problem starting after hot soaks.fuel pressure is good while cranking. when problem occurs, crank and no start.fuel pressure is good @35 psi. while cranking with all coils in place it won't start. then i set up a...
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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L fluid res. VIN: 19UXA42711
hi all, i just did a timing belt on this cls and after starting it the p/s fluid started foaming out of the reseviour. i read all the bulletins so i replaced the o-ring. still the same! i replaced the front seal, still the same! is there anything short of repl...
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1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCD5603V
What a nightmare. We replaced distributor with reman one, but still no start so we got a new Honda unit. It didn't come with a module so we used old one. We've got good spark and injector pulse, so I think it's ok. Engine cranks well. What it sounds like is th...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN45D81
Car intermittently cuts-out and MIL will flash once while driving, and stall when coming to a stop (but would always re-start). Originally would act up after 45 minute drive time, now will act up cold as well with no MIL codes. Trouble codes: 1631 (can/time out ecu code did not reset after cleared symptoms remain)
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2001 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L transmission VIN: KNAFB16181
ok kia guys i need your help. vehicle came in with a rotted trans pan, leaking pretty bad. i changed the pan, and filter while i was in there, re-filled the trans and now vehicle won't go into gear . what am i missing? thanks in advance.
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L coolant Bottle VIN: 1YVGF22D5X
Hi all. I have replacet the coolant bottle about a year ago and about 1 year before that on this car. And now it is bad again after a year. The thermostat is opening and coolant is flowing. The radiator fans both come on at temperature. And there is no leaks ...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L immobiliser VIN: JM3LW28G5Y
Hello everybody. I have the above vehicle for "No Start". The minivan was reposed by used car dealer. It had no keys just the key to open the door (without a transponder). The locksmith cut and tried to program the new keys but the keys still don't work. I kno...
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1995 Mitsubishi Expo 2.4L Starting VIN: JA3AD59G7S
This one will crank intermittently, turn the key 4 time and it will crank once. or not. starter was just replaced by us, old one is toast, noisy, intermittent contact through solenoid. What I need is the location of the starter relay. My old MOD does not tel...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA3AH86F23
cuts out accelerating when starts to boost, scanned system for codes p0171 fuel trim too lean. Smoke tested intake system, replaced waste gate solenoid valve & several hoses, no change in running condition. Smoke tested intercooler system no leaks found. check... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel trim too lean)
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1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, long crank cold only VIN: 4N2DN11W6R
van came in for long start and running rough. found fuel pressure dropping off with key off.we replaced the fuel pump and it fixed that problem. but now it still is long to start and runs rough with a surge.if you can help it would be greatly apretiated.thanks...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D35
Car arrives with MIL on and P011 set. Cannot duplicate customer complaint. Cleared code and retested using mastertech W/ Nissan card. Road test with master tech using test criteria from Nissan via alldata. Resets code hard within 1/2 mile of driving and the va... Trouble codes: P0011 (intake valve timing control B1)
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1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JKT4RN93P1
I've got a code 27 dtc stored which indicates O2 sub sensor malfunction. Using alldata I was able to locate the primary O2 sensor but it does show the location of the sub sensor. It's not an obd II vehicle so there is no post CAT sensor. Does the primary O2 ha... Trouble codes: 27 (O2 sub sensor)
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L diagnostic port VIN: 2T1BB02E9T
Cannot communicate with aldl connector , have both power and ground as well as .8v at ecm bus line also checked circuit opening relay which is good. sorry not more info this is a first for us.
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1HGCD72635
thanks to everyone reply i was able pin point 2 problems,the egr passages were clogged and a blown head gasket,customer forgot to tells us about a overheating problem.thanks again you guys are the best.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L winow glass VIN: 1HGCD5653S
customer did not approve service, car is going off to school, thanks to all replies, appears new regulator would do the trick. all slides have been lubed, adjusted, tweeked, bent, tightened etc. nothing did the trick. I was a bit suprised regulator went bad in...
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5647W
We replaced Ecm, all is good now, we had to program it though. Thank you for your replies guys, i appreciate you help. Trouble codes: P1382.
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L abs VIN: JNKBF01A22
THANX OSAMA ON ALL THE GREAT INFO---THE CAR CAME IN FROM A CAR LOT AND DIDNT WANT TO SPEND ANY MONEY ON THE CAR-BUT CHECKING ETC ACTUATOR WE FOUND THAT THE UNIT WAS SHORTED AND CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO SHUT DOWN AND CAUSE THE TRACTION LITE TO COME AND THE ABS LI...
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2GCEJ2F565
thanks for the help. The cust had a check engine light for the egr. I cleaned the port and a way she went thanks again
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Timing Belt Area VIN: KNDJD73375
Thanks to everyone who responded, I'm not sure if I fixed anything yet. I did torque crank pulley bolt to 130 FT LBS and installed new drive belts. I never really heard the noise. It's been 3 days since customer picked up vehicle and no negative response yet. ...
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1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1TA2224W
I have checked the vacuum lines several times and the egr ports were stoped up I cleaned them out also I found the abv vent valve bad and replaced it and it still did not solve the problem. Trouble codes: P0725 (engine speed input circuit problem), P1540 (ABV charge pressure out of range), P0404 (Egr control circuit range/performance).
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1998 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L master cylinder VIN: GMMAP37P2W
thanks for all the responses they were very helpful. i went for the majority I replace the master one more time with a warner flush the system so far the car has not come back.
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1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L timing chain? VIN: 1N4AB41D4W
cust elected not to go any further. the consensus was the t-chain guides had failed. thanks to all who replied!
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1SK12E8P
Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees. Sydney, Dannon, Eddie, Mateo, Jerry, and Jon, were all correct. the coolant temp sensor was out of whack. not fully open , but it wouldn't read right. what threw me was that my modis didn't show the correct...
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2002 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L 4wd VIN: 5TBBT44162
Thanks to all that replied- guys recommended removing actuators and checking operation. Swithes checked out fine. Transfer case motor appeared to not be working properly. Shaft into transfer case was hard to move. We freed up and lubed everything that we ...
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2004 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L auto door locks VIN: 4T1BE32K04
Unfortunately the customer has not returned. When asked if she could bring back in for further diagnosis, she declined and said she would live with it.
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